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The 10 Best NES Game Music Tracks

Unless your parents always made you mute your TV when you played, you know that that music was a vital part of the Nintendo gaming experience. Like any great score the 8-bit chip tunes of your NES set the tone for countless adventures. They filled you with confidence, dread and wonder in equal measure. And [...]

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The Biggest Secret in Super Mario Bros. 3

In the history of gaming, There are few titles that have been as extensively played as Super Mario Bros. 3. It remains one of the most ambitious games Nintendo ever produced, and the fact that most players still haven't discovered all of its secrets is a testament to the quality of its design. For instance, [...]

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In This Week: Old Nintendo Games, Classic Guides and a Favorite Console is Back!

Back in Stock N64 GamesDKOldies gets in retro video game collections with hundreds and hundreds of classic Nintendo games, Systems and accessories every day. We never know what we are going to get and here we can let customers like you know what came in so you can get first crack at it.1. Star Wars [...]

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Best Genesis Kids Games: Sega Club Remembered

As more and more gamers become parents, it's only natural that they'd like to share their pastime with their kids. However with this development, the question of what games are appropriate for younger audiences also become much more important. Now, don't get me wrong. I'm not talking about "appropriate" in the ESRB Ratings sense. We [...]

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Get Access To Your N64 Game Memory Pak Files in this Hidden Screen!

Learn how to find the Secret Nintendo 64 Memory Card Menu. Some game saves, created characters and button configurations don't save data directly to the cartridge. This will be handled by the Memory Cards and Controller Paks plugged into your N64 Controller. Some of these games don't even have a menu to view and delete your data. These are [...]

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10 Games that Defined Nintendo Hard

It's no secret that Nintendo games were tough. However, over the decades the difficulty of NES games have achieved an almost mythic status. There's even a special term for it. If you visit modern gaming websites you'll routinely see games described as "difficult, but not Nintendo Hard." What does "Nintendo Hard" mean? Well, there's no [...]

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10 Things Silver Surfer Got Right

Silver Surfer is an interesting game. At a glance, it's a typical shoot 'em up (or SHMUP for short) for the Nintendo. It plays a lot like the famous space battle simulator Gradius for the NES. However unlike Gradius, the legacy of Silver Surfer is somewhat tarnished. Whenever this game is mentioned on our social [...]

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Teddy Roosevelt and 7 Other Rejected SEGA Mascots

Nearly 25 years after his creation, Sonic the Hedgehog remains the iconic mascot of Sega. Even though the video game company is no longer the industry power house it once was, Sonic remains one of the most recognizable and enduring faces of gaming. However this was not always the case. Believe it or not, Sonic [...]

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Donkey Kong Country Saved Nintendo!

In 1994, Nintendo rocked the gaming world with Donkey Kong Country for the Super Nintendo Original Gaming System Console. It was advertised as being the biggest game ever made, sporting "32-MEGS" of power. It featured "EYEBALL TWISTING 3D GRAPHICS." They actually boasted that the audio "even sounds 3-D!" And somehow, they managed to squeeze all of [...]

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April Fools: 5 Incredible Nintendo Power Pranks

Nintendo Power was the premier source for video game tips, tricks, and game guides for a generation. However, for all the useful information it offered gamers, Nintendo Power was not above pulling a fast one on its readers from time to time. So this April Fools Day, I'd like to pay tribute to the back issues [...]

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